Best Neighborhoods in El Paso, TX

El Paso, TX's best neighborhoods include a modern downtown, a recreation enthusiast's dream and a quiet community.

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Hello, neighbor – and neighborhoods in El Paso. This unique American city is growing fast, with a modern downtown that includes nine buildings that are at least 15 stories tall. Also in El Paso are several excellent neighborhoods, and here is a brief background on eight of them:

Castner Heights

El Paso Independent School District and a number of private schools serve the residents of Castner Heights, a neighborhood in the northeast portion of the city. Many single-family homes are well priced, and the area has several parks along with attractions like the Border Patrol Museum and Painted Dunes Golf Course.

Emory Road/West Sunset Road

This upscale neighborhood in the Emory Road/West Sunset Road area has houses that average $300,000, and the average monthly rental price for apartments and homes is $1,600. The median family income for residents is about $100,000, and the district is inhabited by executive professionals as well as many families with school-aged children.

Mission Hills

With median home prices around $200,000, Mission Hills features a number of houses built from 1940-1970. The average rental price in Mission Hills is $1,000, and the district is known for its walkability access and safety. A handful of restaurants, stores and parks are also in the neighborhood.

Mountain View

Seven parks and two lakes grace the neighborhood of Mountain View, which consists largely of soldiers stationed at Fort Bliss as well as retired Army personnel. Several single-family homes range in price from $135,000-$175,000, and many children attend El Paso Independent School District.

Park Foothills

A quiet and safe neighborhood, Park Foothills has several single-family homes ranging in price from $135,000-$200,000, and the center of the community features a spacious Sunshine Park. Nearby stores, restaurants and small businesses are within convenient access to residents.

Redd-Mulberry

With household incomes about 40 percent higher than the rest of El Paso, Redd-Mulberry features home prices ranging from $200,000 to $375,000. A $200,000 house will get you four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a two-car garage, and neighborhood amenities include parks, schools and convenience to public transportation.

Silver Springs Village

The upscale community of Silver Springs Village has a culturally diverse population, and houses sell for $175,000 and up. The surrounding area has several stores, restaurants and entertainment venues, and a couple of parks provide outdoor recreation opportunities.

Via Hermosa

Scenic parks and ethnic restaurants are part of the Via Hermosa neighborhood, where home prices range from $135,000 to $200,000. Good schools are in place, and residents work in a variety of occupations ranging from laborers to professional executives.

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Kevin Litwin is the author of Crazy Lucky Dead and a freelance feature writer with a career spanning more than 20 years. He was previously an editor for a small-town newspaper for ... more

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